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with information is asked to call hercules police. >>> the california highway patrol is trying to determine what caused a deadly accident today in pleasanton. it happened around 7:45 this morning at the sunol boulevard off ramp and i-680. a driver swerved off the road and crashed into a ditch. one person was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. there's no word on any other injuries. >>> pg & e crews worked through the day to try to restore electricity to thousands of customers in hayward after a driver took out a power pole. a female driver took out the pole this morning. live power lines then fell on to homes and cars. no one was hurt. at last word all by 66 customers had their power back. pg & e says it's supposed to have electricity back on for those customers by mid-night. >>> video emerges as do new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco. the conflicting stories from protesters and police. >>> president obama back in california looking for campaign cash. the high profile bay area figures expected at tomorrow's event in san francisco. >>> as gas prices h
, the battle in california's election is intensifying. lorraine blanco shows us about proposition 30. >> proposition 30 is about kids and teachers and they produce the brains and shells that make the jobs possible. >> reporter: governor brown rallied support for prop 30. >> if i asked any one of you if i could guarantee you $500,000, would you pay 1% of the extra money you earned that year? [ laughter ] i think so. >> reporter: it would raise income taxes 1- 3% on people making more than a quarter million dollars a year and increase the sales tax a quarter of a cent. many teachers spent saturday afternoon walking neighborhoods and passing out fliers with information about prop 30. if it doesn't pass supporters say students k-12 will lose three weeks' of school and college students could see another tuition increase. >> i drove trucks five hours a day i went to college. >> reporter: the college. college. >> to say we can take another $6 billion in cuts because those are most fortunate that want to pay another 1% that is completely out of touch. >> reporter: in san francisco lorrai
:30, a special report. you could decide the fate of these inmates in november. the move that could end california's death count. >>> coming up in 90 seconds, what caused the transit officer to shoot at a man at the height of rush hour. >>> new at 10:00, a double homicide in vallejo. police have one man in custody, following the fatal shooting of two others. it happened in the 300 block of folk stone way in the city's glen cove neighborhood. the shooter and the two victims were neighbors, and all of them knew each other. the three though apparently got into some type of argument, one of the three men pulled out a gun and shot the other two right on the front lawn of a home. at this point, no names have been released, the alleged gunman though, is in custody. >>> a man trespass on the train tracks in san jose is in the hospital tonight after being shot by a sheriff's deputy. it happened during rush hour on the train tracks of lensen avenue in downtown san jose. that's where ktvu's heather holmes is tonight. to explain how this bizarre chain of events has unfolded. >> it was near this station at the
was arrested at california and battery streets and a smaller breakoff group was arrested at samson and pine. >> no justice, no peace. >> in a separate rally in san francisco, dozens marked the 11th anniversary of the afghanistan war and called for an end to all wars. the group marched to the grand hyatt hotel in solidarity with the hotel workers union. the group says they are fighting the same fight and want to stop the war on what he call the ward around world over-a young girl is hit and killed in a daly city church parking lot and why people at the scene were surprised to find out this accident turned fatal. >>. >>> a republican congressman is making headlines because of what he said about evolution and other theories. >>> a home investigation is underway in hercules and why the victim's husband doesn't believe the crime was random. . >>> it all happened at a dalycy church unfor some reason a minivan plowed into a group of people, killing a 6-year-old girl, ktvu's matt keller is live in daly city where police are still looking for answers. >> reporter: ken you can still see the marks i
, but that they were well prepared. live in santa clara, california, i'm maureen naylor. >> many people join mitt romney as they watched the debate at his hotel in asheville, north carolina. romney was campaigning there earlier in the day and said he was certain that paul ryan would do great. president obama caught the first part of the debate on air force one. the president had been campaigning and fundraising in south florida. the president called his running mate earlier today wishing him good luck. >>> we have posted more videos. look for the news tab right on the front page. >> they will face off again next week in their own debate scheduled for next tuesday the 16th at 6:00 p.m. now, it is being held here at the university in new york and it will be a town hall meeting format. those in the audience will be able to ask the candidates about foreign and domestic policy issues, moderated by the cnn reporter. so now how will you vote? you can take the ktvu election quiz on our facebook page as you can find the quiz right under our cover photo. >> reporter: and this is growing concern tonight for
woman says she has the solution to california's education funding problem. how she is taking on the governor and why some say her way would do more harm than good. >> oracles towering that is expected to defend the america's cup is in pieces tonight and being towed back to port after it capsized in the churning wats ofsan francisco bay this afternoon. healther holmes has been tracking the effort to retrieve the boat. she's live at pier 80. you spoke to the skipper who was on board when that capsized. >> some very scary moments for the skipper and his crew. his team today did something he never thought it would do, capsize a massive ac 72. this is a devastating blow. he's still predicting an america's cup victory. rattled but not defeated, oracle team usa skipper talked about the spectacular flip the cat ma ran took in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under the bridge and offshor
program that -- the community [inaudible] trying to get a job. >> reporter: it is voluntary in california. the company said they joined after the department of homeland security launched an investigation into them. a vice president said that he believes the boycott is driven in part by a union that's trying to organize its workers. >> unusual move from convicted child molester jerry sandusky. he gave a radio interview one day before he is set to be sentenced. he talked not only of going to prison but what he said he knows in his heart about what happened. >> reporter: jerry sandusky speaking out from his jail cell ahead of his sentencing on 45 counts of sexual abuse. him can take away my life, make me into a monster, but they can't take away my heart and i know i did not do these alleged disgusting things. >> reporter: he was convicted of abusing 10 boys. paterno. in the statement the 68-year- old said that he will continue to fight. >> didn't loose the proven facts, evidence, accurate locations and times. anything can be said, we lost to speculation, stories influenced by people who wa
into the front of the muni bus. >>> it's the second shark attack on a surfer in california. the attack happened at bunkers surfboard. that's what happened to the surfer's board. that bite mark there is unmistakable. a man on the beach said the surfer was able to get out of the water on his own but was bleeding profusely. >> he was really gashed up. he had serious gashes from his nipple down to his hip. he was definitely bleeding out pretty good. >> reporter: the surfer was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery. he remains there tonight. it was last tuesday that a surfer died after he was attacked by a sharp off the santa clara coastline. >>> the storm's massive footprint has left at least 50 people dead and a huge some surge has caused widespread flooding. tonight more than 8 million people are without power. countless others had to be rescued from their flooded homes and many of them don't know when they will be able to return. this is what it looked like in new jersey where waters stranded hundreds of cabs. the storm continues to move north where residents are bracing for more pote
degrees. the timing of the next significant cooling trend. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitel
tell you other cities in california have explored ordnances that will regulate how and where medical marijuana may be grown. eric rasmussen. >>> new at 10:00, contra costa officials have identified the man who died of rabies. health officials say he likely came in contact with a bat in southern contra costa county back in march. this is the county's first death from rabies in almost 20 years. >>> california's new ban against conversion therapy used to tray gay teenagers is now the subject of two federal lawsuits. christian legal group liberty council filed a lawsuit. therapists claim it can change the sexual orientation of teens. the conservative pacific justice institute also filed suit. the ban would take effect january 1st. >>> tonight at 10:25 the story of a gay teen in a battle with the boy scouts. his family's fight for his eagle rank and where they are taking it. >>> albany police are releasing new information tonight about the popular teacher who was arrested molestation charges then committed suicide. the chief of police commended the alleged victims for coming forward. azum
. the shuttle ended its journey at the california science center about 17 hours late. it left l.a.x. back on friday. averaging just about two-miles- an-hour through the streets of l. a. about 400 trees had to be removed along the route to make room for the shuttle. thousands of people came to watch the shuttle's progress throughout the weekend. the mayor says he is jubilant that the trip is over. >> nothing like this has ever been attempted before and nothing like this will ever be attempted again. this is a once in a lifetime event. >> reporter: the east bay company serin led the logistics from making the move. >>> and the one thing on felix baumgartner's mind when he plummeted to earth at more than 800 miles per hour. >>> and an investigation is under way after a fire show injured more than 100 people in china. >>> clouds are moving into the bay area right now. but the weather pattern is about to change. coming up at 10:37 how much warming you can expect for your monday and when 90s return in our local forecast. >>> austrian sky diver felix baumgartner made the highest sky dive in hist
a record tieing five tornadoes touched down in northern california yesterday. those tornadoes damaged hopes and downed trees near yuba city. it also caused plenty of damage in elk grove and sacramento county. one man said his home only sustained minor damage but his nerves are still recovering. >> throughout the whole house it felt like a suction and it was like shaking, shaking, shaking and then boom that was it. >> reporter: the weather service says the last time northern california was hit by five tornadoes in one day was april fools day back in 1996 when the twisters hit near stockton. >>> up in the sierra, two words you don't want to hear in the same sentence, snow and construction. ktvu's ken pritchett tells us how that led to a back up. >> reporter: for the 14th year, the cars were running. >> it was a great surprise but also a combination of the construction that's going on down there. >> reporter: westbound traffic on i80 was backed up about 50 miles from immigrant gap. the summer road construction was supposed to be finish before the first snow. a single lane of traffic and large
up in ten days will provide clarity about the status of education funding here in california. in the meantime there's only uncertainty. as rob roth tells us, it has one school posting two schedules. holway needs to take a statistics class. and she learned that her school may be offering fewer statistics team which could shut her out. >> basically have me on hold and i'm trying to finish so i can get a job. >> reporter: they've posted online a unique class schedule. the classes offered in red will be offered if governor brown's tax measure passes next month along with measure i a 28- dollar a year pass. >> the reality is, now that it may take a student beyond six years, seven, eight years or more to be able to get a seat in the classes that they need. >> reporter: students say they appreciate knowing in advance what's at stake but some fear their future is in doubt. this student wants to become a history teachers but history classes are red lined. support is declining with now less than 50% of those surveyed in favor of it. at chabot college in hayward, rob roth. >>> muslims
, the california ban on california marriage and the federal defense of marriage act which denies same-sex couples the same federal benefits as hetero sexual couples. >>> macy's is looking forward to the holiday shopping season. the retail giant says it plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers that's a 2-1/2% increase. most of the work will be part time. the department store chain says the seasonal help will work at macy's and blomingdale online centers and distribution facilities. >>> on wall street it was a mixed monday. the dow gained 77 points but the nasdaq dropped two. this came after a report showed manufacturing grew last month for the first time in four months. >>> the family of a missing s era toga man is asking for help in locating him. they said no one has heard from eric dean garcia since he left a friend's home near downtown san jose on september 18th. garcia is 32 years old. he's described as 5'10", about 350 pounds with a harley davidson symbol tattooed on the back of his head. anyone with information is asked to contact police. >>> the a's are just one out away from clenching a wild
. >>> a new survey out tonight from the public policy institute of california finds millions of the californians are not prepared to vote in the upcoming election. 27% of eligible adults are still not registered to vote. of those registered 43% are democrat, 35% are registered as republican. 21% are independent and the majority of those voters say they are likely to go democrat rather than republican. >> if you still need to register the deadline is october 22nd. >>> how will you vote? take our election quiz to help you decide. like ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find the presidential election quiz. >>> some people in san francisco are trying to help. in a story you will see only on 2. john fowler speaks to two teenage victims of rape. >> reporter: amidst haiti poverty, disease,i've learned there's widespread raping of at least 6,000 refugee children. >> i was raped by three young men who live in the same camp with me. >> reporter: i spoke by skype and translator today with two 17-year-old rape victims. >> i know the rapists, i gave them his name but they did no
in california, hitting a new five-year low. there were slightly more than 49,000 default notices filed through july to september, down a third from the same period last year. several counties in the bay area were reported among the least likely for homeowners to go in to default. >>> american airlines will post job openings for 1500 flight attendants. the airline needs to replace 2200 flight attendants who took buy-outs. american announced $238 million in losses for the 3rd quarter, much of that due to fuel cost. >> those red flag warnings in effect overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. winds in the east bay hills could gust to 20, 25 miles per hour. the fire danger will be elevated the next 24 hours and daytime highs warmer tomorrow than they were today. how do we know that? look at the current temperatures. it's 70 right now in oakland. 75 in redwood city. 70 in antioch. 67 in livermore. 68 degrees in down town san francisco at 10:20 at night. definitely warm out there. going to start out warm tomorrow. no fog to contend with. fire danger up. humidity down. when i come back at 10:45, we'l
that aims to change california's three strikes law. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay. [ female announcer ] at wells fargo we're working around the clock to help protect your money and financial information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. >>> our election 2012 coverage continues tonight with a look at an initiative that if approved will change the state's criminal justice system. rob roth looks at proposition 36 that takes aim at california's strict three strikes law. here at san quentin prison. for these inmates it's three strikes and they're in for life. what you're seeing is a weekly group therapy program run by convicts called hope for three strikers. >> after my military stent i started using cocaine and i
for the president's campaign. >>> and coming up in 10 minutes, why opponents of california's prop 32 say the way it's written makes the proposition unfair. >>> police in sonoma are looking for a man they said exposed himself at two grocery stores just minutes apart. this is a surveillance picture of the man. police say he went inside a safeway store two weeks ago and exposed himself the to a female shopper. they say he then went across the street to sonoma market and exposed himself to a female employee there. the man fled and officers were unable to find him. >>> together is proving to be a -- october is proving to be a recordbreaking month for b.a.r.t. that makes for the fifth busiest day ever. tuesday and wednesday were also among the top ten busiest days for b.a.r.t. last saturday scored the highest weekend ridership of all time. in addition to the baseball play offs, weekend events threw riders for fleet week, strictly grass roots festival and the america's cup competition. download our app and you can watch all our newscasts live on your mobile device. >>> in a city known for being sinful one
and expected to finish the 12-mile trip to the california science center around 2:00 or 3:00 this morning. earlier in the day there were large crowds and parties in the streets as the endeavour made it's way through l.a.. it was slowed by tight turns, felled trees and even trucks. nonetheless tens of thousands people stuck it out and watched the shuttle come by. the five-story shuttle that traveled eight speed of 17,500 miles per hour in space crawled through l.a. at a speed of, get this, about 2 miles per hour. >>> very, very cool pictures there. >>> all right, showing signs of improvement. what a young pakistani girl is able to do after being shot by the taliban after speak out for women's rights. >> how this base-jumper made a . >>> people in a denver suburb released balloons today for the family of jessica ridgeway. the search for the missing 10- year-old ended wednesday when her body was up for in a park about seven miles from her home in westminster. police believe that the 5th grader was abducted on her way to school eight days ago. the fbi and the state law enforcement have joine
, she was treated at sutter health's california pacific medical center. [ joycelin ] the nurses and doctors were amazing, and they were like a second family to me. and now i'm back to doing what i love. [ female announcer ] california pacific medical center and sutter health. our story is you. >>> giants fans are still celebrating that victory at home tonight. ktvu's laurane -- lorainne blanco outside of at&t park. >> reporter: even standing across the stadium, i could hear the shouts. when they filed out they were shouting with flee. -- glee. we have to say our ears are still ringing but that's okay. october is a time for treats. and it was certainly sweet for fans to finally get a postseason win here at at&t park. the orange and black dominated on the field and that energized mccovey cove. an energizing fan unless of course you're a cardinal fan. >> reporter: it was a great game. we started hitting and we started doing everything we needed to do in the 4th inning and we iced it in the fifth and just did it again. so we decided, i didn't want him to get tortured anymore. >> jus
home in hercules. tonight, a fugitive from southern california, and his wife are both in custody after they were found with the woman's car in washington state. ktvu's heather holmes is live at the victim's home in hercules to tell her, the pair is believed to be behind a series of crimes. >> reporter: that includes carjackings, robberies, and now, possibly murder. this house here on ash court remains off limits. as you can see, there are candles, and flowers in the driveway. tonight, hercules police are trying to connect the dots between this house and the accused criminal couple. for days the grieving family of suzy coe has searched for answers in the stabbing death of the retired school teacher. today, hundreds of miles away in washington state, a crucial crew was found. >> this is the first deep breath we took. >> reporter: the subaru missing from the home was spotted this morning in the king county town of sea-tac. an officer saw it parked in the neighborhood, ran the license plate, and it came up stolen. >> once you looked into the darken windows, a male popped out out of the pas
announcer ] fortunately, she was treated at sutter health's california pacific medical center. [ joycelin ] the nurses and doctors were amazing, and they were like a second family to me. and now i'm back to doing what i love. [ female announcer ] california pacific medical center and sutter health. our story is you. >>> tomorrow marks one year sinces violent clash at oakland's frank agala plaza. to mark the anniversary, a march scheduled for 7:00 tomorrow night. city police have taken a lot of criticism for last year's demonstration. this time, they say it will be different. >> we have a lot of confidence at this point that we can handle the demonstration. >> about two weeks ago, 200 protesters went on a rampage in oakland, targeting not only city hall, but banks and some local businesses. >>> an analysis of the arrests made during occupy protests in oakland show that most cases never resulted in charges being filed. according to the oakland tribune, since october 25 of last year, 737 people were arrested for a variety of crimes during the occupy protests, including felony assaults and mi
, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation.
california. >> the historic claremont hotel and spa may once again be on the market. could be auctioned november 8th. the claremont is a billion dollar bankruptcy proceeding. the 279 room report is two years shy of 100th birthday. the current owner bought the claremont and four other properties about two years ago. >> missing south bay teenager turned 16 today. how friends and family mark the days and continue to hold out hope she'll be found alive. >> a car slams into a building in oakland forcing evacuations. the illegal activity that may have led to the crash. so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was bad, but the thought of not being a hang glider pilot was worse. [ female announcer ] that's when eves turned to sutter health's palo alto medical foundation. [ eves ] the doctors that i dealt with, they got it, that this old guy wanted to return as a hang glider pilot. they got me flying again. [ female announcer ] palo alto medical foundation, and sutter health -- our story is you. >>> new video into the news room tonight.
of cutting staff, cutting valuable afternoon school programs. >> reporter: the prop 38 fails, california schools will take a hit. >> i think californians want to do what's right for california schools. >>> more details now another new poll this one from the l.a. times and usc finds another controversial prop measure in a tie. prop 37 would require labeling of genetically modified foods. 44% are in favor of it, 42 oppose. 14% are still undecided. the support been increasing due to a barrage of advertising. >>> vaccination during pregnancy can help ensure that a mother creates enough anti bodies for her baby that is at greatest risk right after birth. doctors say vaccinations are safe during pregnancy. the recommendation now goes to the cdc. >>> it's going to be a cool one tonight. we know that because obviously the nights are getting longer but it's not that windy out there right now. we go out toward the delta area, toward the cardena strait and let's pick up this buoy. the winds are north-northwest at seven. this time of night i would expect wind going up to 20 miles per hour. light win
across a half dozen states. a california's 129th rescue wing left moffett field. their mission to rescue stranded storm victims and deliver supplies to isolated communityings. right now it is unclear how long this crew will stay there. they say it all depends on the weather and the extent of the damage caused by sandy. >> sandy caused massive problems for travelers at sfo all direct flights from the air force to mayor cities were cancelled leaving thousands of travelers stranded. airline officials say the situation actually could have been a whole lot worse. >> reporter: the beyonki incomes i family left to travel the world. their scheduled france to new york cancelled putting connecting flights to paris and sidney unknown. >> i said you are an american everything is possible. keep quiet. >> reporter: within minutes they were rerouted through chicago. >> we were all right, with two hours delay no more. it's incredible. >> reporter: not everyone has been so lucky. thanks to hurricane sandy, flights across the country have been cancelled. 150 of them in san francisco international air forc
records. >> the presidential election is still more than a month away but early voting in california is set to begin next month. folks who want to get their votes in now can head to county election offices in just a couple days. monday is actually columbus day. some county offices may be closed. ballots for people who will be voting by mail will be sent out tuesday when the post office reopens from the holiday. so how will you vote? you can take our election quiz to help you decide like ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and find our presidential election quiz right under the cover photo. >> the search for two man accused of scamming an elderly woman out of her lifesavings. >>> and new information of a principal not reporting abuse allegations. >> it's a big weekend coming up lots going on in san francisco. the complete forecast. look at the five day as well. a chance of showers in there. back here in just a few minutes. >> was it friendly fire? the finding of a report on the shootings of two boarder patrol agents. ticians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut e
for drivers. >> reporter: some drivers say the dark signs cause them to slow down or squint. so far california highway patrol officers haven't noticed an increase on accidents. caltrans says those responsible are stealing from taxpayers. >> we pay for caltrans ourselves any way just like we pay for our schools. when people are stealing from that you're stealing from everybody that pays their taxes. >> reporter: caltranss officials say some lighting systems on signs can cause up to $800,000 to replace. they are making it more difficult for thieves to access wiring but they stáeul would like the public's help -- still would like the public's help. if you do see a sign that is not lit, they're asking you to please call 911. janine de la vega, ktvu news. >>> police say they have arrested one of their own on a single charge of felony grand theft. officer jeffrey enslen is being charged of time sheet fraud. the arrest following a nine month investigation. enslen was arrested today without incident and booked in. he's been placed now on paid administrative leave. >>> a federal judge today called the
without any reports of injury or damage. >>> here in california a earthquake rattled parts of southland, the u.s.g.s. reports that quake had a magnitude of .39 and hit at:24. about five miles from the city of santa clarita in northern los angeles county. experts say the quake took place at a depth of 8.7 miles beneath the surface of the earth. >>> we're going to ache look at bay areaweather with meteorologist mark tamayo, but check where hurricane sandy is. >> hurricane sandy is just one part of the storm, but another system, which is a complex, which is why we're call taking superstorm. hurricane sandy a category 1 with winds of 70 miles per hour. you can pick out the circulation. we can show you, this the current position about 280 miles east of cape hatteras as we take a closer inspection and already the rainbands beginning to push onshore. still center out in the atlantic, but that will be changing as we head into late monday and tuesday. so here is the overall setup. we have the hurricane with winds of 00 miles per hour, moving to the north at 13, beginning to make that turn we ha
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